King Charles III coronation: When is he officially crowned and what happens next?

Following the death of Queen Elizabeth II, her eldest son ascended the throne to become King Charles III. The late Queen reigned for 70 years, having celebrated her

Platinum Jubilee in June 2022, meaning she was the only monarch many people in Britain have ever known. Britain is currently in the middle of national mourning for the late

Queen and while he has already ascended the throne, the coronation of the new King will not happen for some time. But exactly when will the coronation take place and what

will it mean for both the monarchy and the rest of the country?When did Charles become King? Upon the death of Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday 8 September, Charles officially

became King. However, it is tradition to wait until a sufficient time period of mourning has taken place, before crowing the new sovereign.  A large amount of

preparation is also required to organise the ceremony.When is the coronation of King Charles III? An official coronation date is yet to be announced, however the Telegraph

reported that it is likely to be in spring or summer 2023, after a period of mourning for the late Queen. The late Queen's coronation took place on 2 June 1953 following her

accession on 6 February 1952, over a year after she ascended the throne.What will be the process of the official coronation? It is expected that the coronation of King

Charles III will be designed in line with his vision for a smaller, more modern monarchy.